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by california senator dianne feinstein, no republicans voted for it. the bill includes a return to what used to be the law until 2004. the restriction on the sale of magazines that hold more than ten bullets at a time. that bill will now go to the full senate. and so far, no republicans have said they will support it. in debating it today, though, something kind of amazing happened in the senate and we have the tape of it. i want to show you the tape and what's going to happen here at the beginning is that you will see the republican senator from texas ted cruz, freshman senator giving a little lecture about what he thinks is important in this discussion. this lecture specifically to senator dianne feinstein, but bear with me. sit through the lecture for a second because what you're watching for here, what you want to see is the reaction to the lecture. watch. >> if i might pose a question to the senior senator from california. it seems to me that all of us should begin as our foundational document with the constitution. and the second amendment in the bill of rights provides that the right
. >> senator dianne feinstein who proposed the assault weapons ban and she has taken heat from republicans. today, when a tea party senator who just been elected a few months ago started in, she decided she had enough of that. >> it seems to me that a lot of this should begin as our foundational document. >> the drama begins with freshman senator of texas, telling california senator feinstein a weapons ban is unconstitutional. >> and the second amendment provides that the right of the people to keep and bare arms will not be infringed. >> senator, i've been on this committee for twenty years. i was a mayor for nine years. i walked in, i saw people shot. >> feinstein is referring to the fact that back in 1978, she was one of the first to find mayor and harvey milk after they were assassinated at san francisco city hall. >> you know, it's fine you want to lecture me on the constitution. i appreciate it. just know i have been here for a long time. i studied the constitution myself and i am reasonably well educated and i thank you for the lecture. you use the word, prohibit, it exempts 2,
disappointment for dianne feinstein, her bill which creates a national ban on assault weapons was removed from the gun control legislation set to go before the full senate next month. senate majority leader harry reid told feinstein the ban will be offered as an amendment. experts say it had little chance of passage. feinstein awe co-authored the ban that expired after ten years. >>> there were gasps in ohio courtroom as a confessed high school shooter insulted his victims' families by flashing them his middle finger. he also removed his button-down prison overshirt to reveal a "killer" shirt. peter lang pleaded guilty to killing students and wounding others. doctors say lang suffers from psychosis and ha louis naiss. lain does not have the possibility of parole. >>> a follow-up to 0 a story we first brought you last night at 11:00. police are still investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting in san jose. a man was shot and killed after police say he tried to run over an officer with his car. the suspect died at the hospital. just before 7:00 last night, three san jose officers tried to p
pop out leis and call it a day. >> stephanie: and senator feinstein is still scraping ted cruz off of her shoes. >> that was awesome. >> stephanie: thank you for the lecture i appreciate it. i'm going to play that all morning. >> yes, she says to him essentially i have been here longer than you have been alive. >> stephanie: we'll it is just awesome. and speaking of awesome chicks. jacki schechner in the current news. >> happy friday everybody. president obama is travelling to argon today, a department of research that specializes in advanced battery research. you may remember during his state of the union address, the president stated he is prepared to use executive action should congress fail to act on alternative energy. he is going to ask for $2 billion over ten years. the money would come from royalties from offshore drilling. rob portman has changed his stance on same-sex marriage because his son is gay. he said his son will came out to him back in 2011 and then he realized he wanted his son to have the same opportunities as everyone else. senator portman
feinstein all but concedes defeat on a ban for assault weapon autos the need for more cabs. tonight a noisy confrontation where drivers are honking mad. stay with us. awc news >>> bombs exploded in baghdad on the 10th anniversary of the u.s. letd invasion of the country. 65 people were killed and 200 wounded. abc 7 news political reporter is here now with a look back at the war and mark, the cost to one california family. >> dan, long time reporter talked with me today from his home. but on the night the war began he was embedded with marine unit fox 25. they roll add cross the border, mike remembers clearly the sentiment among the troops they knew it's game on he says the statue of saddam hussien came down, two days later the looting start skptd second turning point, right after saddam hussien was captured. >> we stood, took fire everywhere we went. i think people were now realizing that they're going take sides. >> the marine unit was one of the first to come home that summer. the country had no idea how long the fighting would drag on.. >> i don't think troops had to change much until th
. and senator dianne feinstein gets an assault weapons ban out of the senate judiciary committee yesterday. a big first step. >> first, this is the full court press. >> other headlines making news on this friday, another big problem for the carnival cruise line. just a month after one of their ships floated with no power in the gulf of mexico yesterday, the carnival dream suffered mechanical problems while docked in st. martin. toilets didn't work for a while. the only good thing was that they were in port. so people could actually leave the ship. guests are now -- they have cancelled the rest of the cruise. guests are being flown home and given a refund for three days of the cruise that they will miss plus half off their next cruise should they choose to book another one. >> gee, thanks >> bill: how about a show of hands. how many listening or how many watching would go on a carnival cruise? >> they ought to change the name >> bill: hello. i see one hand raised. they ought to change the name. i don't know. there is a death wish on it or something, man.
. >> the clerk, call the roll. >> ms. feinstein? >> no. >> mr. shumer. >> no by proxy. >> mr. whitehouse. >> no by proxy. >> ms. klobuchar. >> no. >> mr. coons. >> no by proxy. >> mr. blumenthal. >> no. >> ms. hiono. >> no. >> mr. hatch. >> aye by proxy. >> mr. graham. >> aye by proxy. >> mr. lee. >> aye by proxy. >> mr. cruz. >> aye. >> mr. flake. >> aye by proxy. >> mr. chairman. >> no. >> mr. chairman. >> it is eight yeas, 10 nays. >> senator schumer. senator schumer will be recorded no in person. senator cornyn, you have the floor. >> i call up amendment 13116 and ask for its consideration. >> no objection. it's before the committee. >> this amendment would allow persons who have obtained a protection order, which is actually a broader definition than just merely a protective order as ordinarily -- ordinarily thought of. this would allow people who've obtained a protection order as defined by the violence against women act to obtain and possess the personal self-defense weapons prohibited by this legislation. the national coalition against domestic violence estimates that 1.3 million
feinstein's assault weapons ban will likely get through the democrat-led senate judiciary committee on a party line vote, but the legislation will have a tough time when it comes before the full senate next month. feinstein said she will need all the help she can get because she will be facing what she calls an 800-pound gorilla, the national rifle association. >>> also this morning, in san francisco, a group of silicon valley investors is announcing a new effort to curb gun violence through technology such as biometric firearm locks. more than 20 venture capitalists and others have formed a technology committee to reduce gun violence. they will be joined today by parents of victims of the newtown school shooting for a town hall event at the bill graham civic auditorium. >>> a policy to ease overcrowding in prison, the number of sex offenders who violated parole in california increased 15% since a policy 17 months ago, the number rose from 72 to 84. the realign am policy calls for violators to be county jails instead of prison. many serve little time due to overcrowding. >>> surfers
has approved an assault weapons ban that was proposed by california senator dianne feinstein. she was clearly angry when a tea party colleague tried to scold her about the constitution. >> it seems to me that we all begin with the constitution. >> i am not a sixth grader. i was a mayor for nine years i walked in and i saw people shot i've looked at bodies that have been shot with these weapons. i have seen bullets that implode. sandy hook youngsters were dismembered. >> catherine: the measure now goes to the full senate for consideration. it's going to be a tough fight - because of opposition by the n-r-a and and an expected filibuster by republicans. feinstein is hoping president obama can help fight for the ban -- like president clinton did for her bill back in the 90's. the president has been pushing for tighter gun since the grade school shooting in connecticut. the families of some of the children killed in that shooting were in san francisco today. they joined bay area leaders to mark the three- month anniversary of the massacre. and announce an initiative to prevent future
- championed by senator dianne feinstein- was shot down before it reached the senate floor today. senate majority leader harry reid says a ban on assault weapons will 'not' be a part of a gun control package he's bringing to the senate floor. he says there's just not enough support. feinstein wrote the bill and says she's determined to get a vote. she'll put the ban in a separate amendment. >> president obama is headed to israel. he boarded air force one tonight. this is his second trip to the middle east as president. and his first visit to israel and the west bank since taking office.. he'll be meeting israeli leaders - and also with officials of the palestinian authority -- and with jordan's leader. the white house is playing down expectations for the trip. >> today marks ten years since the start of the war in iraq. about a million americans served in iraq. and about 4-thousand- 5=hundred service-members died there. along with at least 2- thousand government contractors, and 174 journalists. a c-n-n poll says only four out of ten americans now believe it was a smart decision to invad
and this was not a random crime. >> senator dianne feinstein's assault weapons ban will likely get through the democrat-led senate judiciary committee on a party line vote, but the legislation will have a tough time when it comes before the full senate next month. feinstein said she will need all the help she can get because she will be facing what she calls an 800-pound gorilla, the national rifle association. >>> also this morning, in san francisco, a group of silicon valley investors is announcing a new effort to curb gun violence through technology such as biometric firearm locks. more than 20 venture capitalists and others have formed a technology committee to reduce gun violence. they will be joined today by parents of victims of the newtown school shooting for a town hall event at the bill graham civic auditorium. >>> a policy to ease overcrowding in prison, the number of sex offenders who violated parole in california increased 15% since a policy 17 months ago, the number rose from 72 to 84. the realign am policy calls for violators to be county jails instead
. she's known as di=fi, but california's senior senator was more like di=feisty today. dianne feinstein tearing into texas senator ted cruz, a tea party republican. the exchange came as a senate committee approved her proposed ban on assault weapons. and senator cruz tried to deliver what she called a "lecture" about the constitution. >> one, i'm not a sixth grader. senator, i've been on this committee for twenty years. i was a mayor for nine years, i walked in, i saw people shot. i've looked at bodies that have been shot by these weapons. nearly 25 years ago, when feinstein was a san francisco supervisor, she was witness to a double murder just a few steps from her office at city hall. >> both mayor moscone and supervisor harvey milk have been shot and killed. she says the horror of that day has never left her. >> i can not get out of my mind trying to find a pulse in someone and putting fingers in a bullet hole. i can not get out of my mind walking into a crime and seeing the brain matter all over the carnage. in 1994, she sponsored a federal ban on assault weapons, which expired ten
eight daysing a. >>> diane feinstein expressed anger when she learned the bill would not include her assault weapons ban. feinstein says her discovery of slain supervisor harvey milk fuels her desire for stricter gun control. >> this is very important to me. i'm snot going to lay down and play dead. i think the american people have said in every single public poll that they support this kind of legislation. >> the legislation would need at least 60 votes to pass. the majority leader says the assault measure has at best 40 vote. >>> another marine has died in nevada bringing the death toll to 8. six marines your injured and flown to nearby hospitals. the marines were firing a mortar. they were all from camp lejeune. the pentagon has put a moratorium on the firing of those mortars pending an investigation. >>> in iraq a series of bombings marked the tenth anniversary of the u.s.-led invasion. at least 65 people were killed in about 20 different attacks. most of them in and around baghdad. nearly 250 other people were wounded. this is iraq's deadliest day in 6 months and it was a stark
on this committee 20 years. >> gun debate gets heated. what made dianne feinstein spar with a colleague today. >> in the delta what a new plan means for those who depend on this vital water way. >> i'm michael finney. blenders can be one of the best appliances to have but do you have to spend hundreds of dollars for the best one? >>> the head of the tsa defended his decision to allow small pocketknifes on airplanes responding to critics saying it's a bad idea. more now from washington, d.c.. >> a knife fight in congress. lawmakers grilled tsa administrator about his decision to allow small knifes, golf clubs and hockey sticks on planes. >> this is a big deal. and i'm trying to figure out how this could not be perceived something potentially dangerous to them, to the people on planes. >> we focus on objects then, we're always behind the 8 ball. >> saying hardened cockpit doors make it difficult to hijack a blaen a knife. he'd rather screeners focus on bigger threats since as ieds. >> small knifes are not going to result in failure of an aircraft. >> the decision has set off a fire storm with m
. >> dianne feinstein butts heads over a colleague with her ban for military style weapon autos why are customers getting bills for a year's worth of water? ahead we'll get to the bottom of it. >> stay with us. abc 7 >>> it's been a busy day for pope francis the new leader of the world's catholics. the pontiff celebrated with cardinal thdz morning. pope francis the first to be elected outside europe showed he would lead by example. >> he stopped in the main office, greeted everyone deciding to pay the bill for his room that he'd been occupying for the past weeks because it e.was concerned about giving a good example of what priests should do. >> some are expressing concerns. he says gay marriage is a destructive attack on god's plan. these positions led some people to keep their praise in check. >> wait and see attitude towards this pope. he has a reputation for being an ultraconservative so. it is not necessarily the remedy of what ales the catholic faith. >> he holds a news conference saturday and will mark a mass to mark the start of his reign. >> a start ban on assault weapons,
feinstein and guess what, whatever we do locally, when i work with melia cohen making illegal hollow point munitions that have no place in our society here, we know that if the next county over doesn't do the same thing or the next region, it will come in very easily. we have to work locally, regionally and nationally. so as we do these things i'm going to continue talking about the support, snore feinstein's national support for the assault weapons ban she had in the 90's that (inaudible) in 2004, it's going to be aupb uphill fight as president obama has reminded us, but we have to keep talking about it. we have to keep the pictures of our youth in front of us in everything that we do. so this is what i am willing to do and again continue asking everybody for help in the city because the more i do that, the more of the graciousness of our community comes out because this is not something that just law enforcement can do, it's got to be our whole society acting together. thank you. (applause). >> i will take this opportunity to present our chief who has been working very closely with m
dianne feinstein growing concerned about national security. what she is trying to do about it. >> spend a lot of money, a lot of time, and a lot of staff and consultants. >> plus, new controversy surrounding the catholic church. why some are questioning how it spends its money. >>> yes still waiting to learn the names of five service members killed in a helicopter crash in afghanistan. the military will release all the names after the family members are notified. the helicopter went down in a rainstorm yesterday. >>> senator dianne feinstein is worried about what the current sequester will do to the security. put iran on the top of the list of things the u.s. needs to worry about. >> both the syrian and north koreaen example demonstrate the need to prevent iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. yet, its work continue. and revolutionary guard are growing bolder and more capable of their terrorist attack plotting and play a very critical role in pr vieding warnings. >> she will get the intelligence community the money it needs to get information for u.s. policymakers. the across the boar
senators boxer and feinstein for their reaction and have not heard back. an expert said the country already has the best, but there's room for improvement when i see you next. >>> president obama heads back to capitol hill today to meet with senate republicans and house democrats. it's the president's third trip this week to meet with lawmakers. he's trying to get republicans and democrats to agree on a budget. yesterday senate democrats unveiled their budget proposal calling for increases in spending and taxes. the republican budget plan focuses on spending cuts. the president will release his proposal early next month. >>> time is now 6:16. in berkeley a high school student is recovering after being beaten and robbed within blocks of a school. it happened yesterday morning about 11:15. the victim goes to berkeley technology academy. his school and a nearby preschool were locked down for about 30 minutes while police searched around for the suspect. that boy was taken to a hospital, his injuries described as minor. so far no arrests have been made. >>> the legal battle over two can
on the heated exchange sparked between california senator feinstein and texas senator cruz as a result of the assault weapons ban bill. feinstein is now speaking out. >> i felt patronized he was arrogant about it. when you have come from where i have come from and what you is seen and when you found a dead body and you put your finger in bullet holes, you realize the impact of weapons. >> feinstein made the comments after the exchange with cruz yesterday. here is what they said. >> it seems to me all us should begin as our foundational document with the constitution. the second amendment in the bill of rights provides that the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed >> i am not a 6th grader, i have been on the committee for 20 years and a mayor for nine years, i walk flood and saw people shot. i have looked at bodies that have been shot with the weapons. i have seen the bullets. >> she was referring to the assassination of mayor george mascone and the supervisor harvey milk. >> new this morning, the man on the short list to the be running mate in 2012 president
. >>> when the senate considers gun control measures next month senator dianne feinstein's ban on assault weapons will not be part of the weapon. harry reid notified her the ban will be offered as an amendment. this comes days after feinstein's emotional exchange before a senate committee hearing. feinstein coauthored the 1994 assault weapons ban that expired after a decade. interest in renewing it rose. >>> an exercise takes a tragic turn. seven marines dead and seven more injured after a mortar explosion. >> it happened at the hawthorn army depot about two hours south of reno. officials say the mortar exploded inside the mortar two killing seven marines and injuring seven others. the marines have issued an indefinite moreatorium. >> it is a tragedy and the president was believed and made aware of it immediately. we are monitoring the situation. >> reporter: it is used for military training as well as storage and disposal of ammunition. >>> as we mentioned today marks the ten year anniversary of the u.s. led invasion in iraq. march 19, 2003 the first bomb. 53% of americans say the war wa
too many ordinary u.s. citizens in the spotlight. i contacted senators boxer and feinstein for their reaction and have not heard back. an expert said the country already has the best, but there's room for improvement when i see you next. >>> president obama heads back to capitol hill today to meet with senate republicans and house democrats. it's the president's third trip this week to meet with lawmakers. he's trying to get republicans and democrats to agree on a budget. yesterday senate democrats unveiled their budget proposal calling for increases in spending and taxes. the republican budget plan focuses on spending cuts. the president will release his proposal early next month. >>> time is now 6:16. in berkeley a high school student is recovering after being beaten and robbed within blocks of a school. it happened yesterday morning about 11:15. the victim goes to berkeley technology academy. his school and a nearby preschool were locked down for about 30 minutes while police searched around for the suspect. that boy was taken to a
'm going to continue to talk about our need to support senator feinstein's national effort for the assault weapons ban that she had in the 90's and that expired in 2004. it's going to be a lot more comprehensive and we need to have that. it's going to be an uphill fight, as president obama has reminded us, but we have it keep talking about it. we have to keep it in the forefrupt. we have to keep the pictures of our youth in front of us in everything that we do. this is what i am willing to do and again continue asking everybody for help in the city because the more i do that, the more of the graciousness of our community comes out because this is not something that just law enforcement can do, it's got to be our whole society acting together. thank you. (applause). * * * * * * * * * >> good evening. the regular meeting for the board of education for tuesday march 12, 2013 is now called to order. roll call please. thank you. >> thank you. /phaoez join me in the pledge of allegiance. can i hear second? thank you. this is for january 22, 2013. roll call please. >> thank you. miss lee
mentioned the tremendous leadership of senator feinstein. i told her of this meeting today, she is in washington, the judiciary committee had its own meeting this morning, but she sends her resolved. she's determined and you know when diane is determined. (applause). >> supervisor cohen, leadership, we chatted with her yet and she talked about violence in the community and what that means to children who have to experience it, even if you are not personally apparently injured but that they are traumatickly injured and we thank melia for her leadership as well. now we come to the part of the program that goes to the core of the matter. the mayor is against illegal guns and that initiative, which is a national and very strong initiative, the chief talks about being part of the police chiefs who spoke from a congressional perspective, joe has worked with the vice president on this subject. all of our focus in the house and the leadership of congressman mike thompson, a gun owner, a hunter, a vietnam vet, a wounded vietnam vet, a person who understands these issues in a very, ver
if that was proposed by california senator dianne feinstein. if she was clearly angry when a member of the tea party and senate colleague tried to " educate " kerr about the constitution. >> i am not a sixth grader. senator i have been on this committee for 20 years. i was a mayor for nine years and i walked in and saw people shot. i have looked at dead bodies that have been shot with these weapons. i have seen the bullets and the sandy hooke elementary students that were killed. >> the measure now goes to the full senate for consideration. it is going to be a tough fight, because of opposition by the in are a and an expected filibuster by republicans. feinstein is hoping that president obama can help fight the ban like president clinton did for her bill back in the '90s. the president has been pushing for tighter gun since the great school shooting at connecticut. >> the families of some of the children killed in the sandy hooke elementary school shooting at connecticut were in san francisco. they joined bay area leaders to mark the three month anniversary of the massacre and announced an initiativ
feinstein the ban would fall well short of the 60 votes. senator feinstein released this statement saying quote i regret i i tried my best. but my best, i guess wasn't good enough. >> and an ohio teenager convicted of killing three classmates sentenced to life without chance of parole today. tj lane pleaded guilty to killing three students and injuring three others in a cleveland suburb, today, he removed a collared shirt to reveal a tee shirt with the word killer in the front. he laughed and smiles as victims' families described him as a monster, lane cursed at families of the victims, and gave them the finger. >> the fbi launching a campaign recovering art from one of the biggest heights in -- heists in the last 25 years. masterpieces valued at $500 million were stolen from a boston museum 23 years ago yesterday. the fbi says it know who's the thieves are but doesn't know where the art is. agents hope this campaign from the museum will lead to the return of the art work. fbi won't identify the thieves but says there are members of an organized crime group and can't be arrested now becau
on the bill, its chances and what made dianne feinstein so angry. >> she was hot today. the bill cleared the senate committee, which has a democratic majority. republicans control the full senate, and senator feinstein admits she is facing an uphill battle there. but what got her blood boiling is when texas senator ted cruz, a tea party republican, began what she called a lecture on the constitution. >> one, i'm not a sixth grader. senator, i've been on this committee for twenty years. i was a mayor for nine years, i walked in, i saw people shot. i've looked at bodies that have been shot by these weapons. >> nearly 25 years ago, when feinstein was a san francisco supervisor, she was witness to a double murder just a few steps from her office at city hall. >> both mayor moscone and supervisor harvey milk have been shot and killed. >> reporter: she says the horror of that day has never left her. >> i can not get out of my mind trying to find a pulse in someone and putting fingers in a bullet hole. i can not get out of my mind walking into a crime and seeing the brain matter all over the ca
back, killing him. >>> well, senator dianne feinstein's assault weapons ban will probably be approved today. it's expected to go through on a party line vote but it will have a tough time when it comes to the senate vote. feinstein says she needs all of the help she can get because she will be facing what she calls an 800-pound gorilla, the nra. >>> silicon valley investors is announcing ways to curb gun violence. capitalists and other investors have formed the technology committee. they will be joined by parents of victims of the newtown school shooting. it will be at the bill graham civic auditorium. >>> a policy to ease overcrowding in state prisons may be responsible for a rising number of sex offenders violating their parole. the san francisco examiner reports the number of sex offenders who have violated parole in california increased 15% since a realignment policy took effect 17 years ago. in san francisco the number of sex offenders violating parole rose from 72 to 84. the realignment policy calls for parole violaters to be sent to county jails instead of prison. many serve li
assault weapons. >> it came after california senator diane feinstein who clashed with cruz of texas. >> this does not prohibit you use the word prohibit. it exempts two two 712271 weapons. they need a baz okaya? do they need other high powered weapons that military people use to kill in close combat? i don't think so. >> i respect your view. >>> the bill is likely to defeat in the sulsenate. you can watch more -- full senate. can you watch more on ktvu.com. >>> san francisco police helps the attempted robbery will help find those mrnl. it happened on the 33 line at 18th and church in the castro last month. the victim held on to that phone as she was being dragged out of the bus. anyone with investigation is asked to call police. >>> city college of san francisco, detail the city's problems and the cut backs that may be needed to save it. >> students from city college of san francisco marched to city hall where are hundreds of supporters joined them in a rally. >> while tomorrow is the deadline for city college officials to submit a report detailing why the college should keep its ac
approved an assault weapon ban that was proposed by california senator dianne feinstein. >> she was clearly angry when a tea party colleagues i told her about the constitution. >> i am not a sixth grader. senator i have been on this committee for 20 years. i was a mayor for nine years. i walked in, saw people shot, i have looked at bodies that have been shot with these weapons. >> i have seen the bullets that imposed. in sandy hook younger toward dismembered. >> the measure now goes to the full senate for consideration. it is going to be a tough fight. because of opposition by the nra and expected filibuster by republicans. >> feinstein is helping president obama and help fight for the band like president clinton did for her back in the '90s. the president has been pushing for tighter gun control since the great school shooting in connecticut. >> will follow the story. >> the families of some of the children killed in the shooting were in san francisco. >> they joined bay area leaders to mark the three month anniversary of the massacre at announce an initiative to prevent future gun violenc
spear and senator feinstein to create that national policy, but guess what? whatever we do locally, whether i work
and that's why he will not bring it to the floor. but california senator dianne feinstein who authored the bill says she has been promised a vote and plans to introduce the assault weapons portion of the bill as an amendment. >> this is very important to me. i do not want to lay down and play dead. the american people has said it had every public pulled up the support this legislation is aimed to protect children, schools, shopping malls. to dry up the supplies of these over time. >> reporter: while the assault weapons portion of the package is in limbo, it. is. likely the senate will vote on three other measures. a ban on hi capacity ammunition clips, legislation calling for universal background checks, and stiffer penalties for gun trafficking. now it is those three measure, that make gun control advocates hopeful, though they remain disappointed about the assault weapons part of the bill. more on that coming up tonight on kron 4 news at 6. >> catherine: more bay area news -- an accident closed all lanes on a connector ramp from i-80 to 101 in san francisco. this is video from our he
set to be considered next month. california senator dianne feinstein fought hard to keep that provision, but promises by republicans to block the full package prevailed there. instead senators will consider hiking penalties for people who purchase guns on behalf of those who are barred from having them. the ban will be offered as a second amendment but is expected to fail when it comes up after the easter recess. >>> disturbing new details about that close call at the university of central florida. police released this video of officers responding to a 911 call monday about a student with a gun. it came after a false fire alarm one said police say was tripped by the suspect in an attempt to lure students outside. so they could be easy targets. the emergency call came from a roommate after he says the suspect pulled a gun on him. >> like a gun, like large assault gun, i don't know if it's a real gun. i don't know what it is, but i just saw it and slammed my door shut and locked it. >> police found the would-be shooter dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound on
feinstein's assault weapons ban will probably be approved today. it's expected to go through on a party line vote but it will have a tough time when it comes to the senate vote. feinstein says she needs all of the help she can get because she will be facing what she calls an 800-pound gorilla, the nra. >>> silicon valley investors is announcing ways to curb gun violence. capitalists and other investors have formed the technology committee. they will be joined by parents of victims of the newtown school shooting. it will be at the bill graham civic auditorium. >>> a policy to ease overcrowding in state prisons may be responsible for a rising number of sex offenders violating their parole. the san francisco examiner reports the number of sex offenders who have violated parole in california increased 15% since a realignment policy took effect 17 years ago. in san francisco the number of sex offenders violating parole rose from 72 to 84. the realignment policy calls for parole violaters to be sent to county jails instead of prison. many serve little time
ted cruz and california democrat diane feinstein. >> seems to me all of us should begin as foundational document with the constitution. and the second amendment bill of rights provides that the right of the people to keep and bare arms shall not be infringsd. >> i'm not a sixth grader. senator i have been on this committee for 20 years. i was a mayor for nine years. i walked in. i saw people shot. i have looked at bodies that have been shot with these weapons. i have seen the bullets that implode. in sandy hook weapons i have been, i'm not a lawyer. รง >>reporter: feinstein referring there to the assassination of mayor moscone and supervisor milk in san francisco city hall. president obama first proposed new assault weapon ban after december deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. >> from sacramento tonight story of unintended consequences. it seems the effort to save california money by forcing state employee to take furlough days worked. it saved the state a lot of money. but it cost us apparently almost as much in other ways. annette expla
has approved an assault weapons ban that was proposed by california senator dianne feinstein. as she was clearly angry when a matter member of the two- party and senate colleague tried to scold her about the constitution. >> it seems to me that all of us could be seeing are foundational document as the constitution. >> i am not a sixth grader. i have been on this committee for 20 years. i was a mayor for nine years. i walked in and saw people shot. i saw the bodies that were shot with these weapons. i have seen the bullets that and closed. sandy hook youngsters were dismembered. >> the measure now goes to the full senate for consideration. it is plan to be a tough fight because of opposition by the nra and an expected filibuster by republicans. feinstein as hoping president obama can help fight for the ban might present ended firmer bill back in the '90s. the president has in pushing for tighter guns since the school grade school shooting in conn. the families of some of the children killed in the sandy hook elementary school shooting in conn war intemperances go. they join bay area
kids measure supports rodrigo. and they are asking senator feinstein to intervene on his behalf. his classmates plan to go to washington next month and testify on capitol hill. >>> the 15-year-old from pakistan, the one shot in the head by the taliban because she fought for the rights of woman. she has a new school to go to. she is attending school in england. she was shot by a cam on the way home from her -- gunman on the way home from her school. she was released from her home last month and wants all girls to be able to go to school. >>> some employees at google's new satellite campus in mountain view may have been exspokessed to a chemical that's linked to cancer and birth defects. the center for investigative reporter says more than a thousand employees work in two bigs where -- bleddings say -- buildings say two chemicals were released. pregnant women exposed to this chemical have an increased level of giving birth to a baby with serious heart defects. >>> the airline that has the most boeing dreamliners is reportedly making a new demand of the airlinemaker. a source says all n
, too. >> the kids 4 kids measure supports rodrigo. and they are asking senator feinstein to intervene on his behalf. his classmates plan to go to washington next month and testify on capitol hill. >>> the 15-year-old from pakistan, the one shot in the head by the taliban because she fought for the rights of woman. she has a new school to go to. she is attending school in england. she was shot by a cam on the way home from her -- gunman on the way home from her school. she was released from her home last month and wants all girls to be able to go to school. >>> some employees at google's new satellite campus in mountain view may have been exspokessed to a chemical that's linked to cancer and birth defects. the center for investigative reporter says more than a thousand employees work in two bigs where -- bleddings say -- buildings say two chemicals were released. pregnant women exposed to this chemical have an increased level of giving birth to a baby with serious heart defects. >>> the airline that has the most boeing dreamliners is rep
that will succeed. >> senator dianne feinstein who sponsored the ban was clearly irritated. the california democrat told reporters, obviously, i'm disappointed. i tried my best but my best i guess was not good enough. you'd think congress would listen but they clearly listened to the national rifle association and they do. the ban would have outlawed it nearly 160 semiautomatic weapons and limited the size of magazines to ten rounds. and in today's "daily news" a removal of the assault rifle ban saying, quote. any fool knows that ryan lanza couldn't have possibly have killed as many children as quickly as he did on this morning december 14th without an assault weapon in his hand. so how does the president and any big if not now for a ban on these weapons, when? if sandy hook elementary doesn't make every member of congress take a stand against assault weapons in this country, then what does? this moment, the moment of newtown, of sandy hook, elementary, should not be lost because if it is, maybe it is lost forever. it was officially lost in washington on tuesday, lost to fear and lost to ignorance
morton. i served under three mayors, moscone, feinstein and jordan on the landmarks board. i am also right now the chair of the preservation consortium which is a city-wide group of preservations and neighborhoods and professionals. we interviewed mr. pearlman in 2009 prior to the hpc's commissioners being appointed. we did not recommend mr. pearlman at that time, feeling he was inappropriate for the seat which he was being proposed. again, we have the same problem. we haven't had a chance, however, to interview him once more, but the consortium is against his nomination. thank you. >> which seat did you interview him for in 2009? >>> i was trying to think just a moment ago. i don't remember. >> all right, thank you very much. >> thank you. seeing no other public comment, public comment is now closed. because of the way this was stated on the agenda, we have to make an amendment. colleagues, can we have a motion to amend the motion to confirm the appointment of jonathan pearlman to the historical preservation commission? >> i'm sorry, just as a point of clarification. can you read in
to survive because of opposition from republicans. the sponsor, senator dianne feinstein, says that she these all the help that she can get because she will be facing >> ever wonder where the items banned at the t s eight end up? every month an average of four under and 25 lbs. of old stuff " he ends up nt as as hands as some of the nation's largest airports. the t s eight boxes everything up and ships it to states that want to make a bucket by selling it. some items are sold at a government surplus store. almost are sold on the go vdeals.occom website. individual states, not a t s a, said the prices for these items. the t s a says that you do have options if you have something that is banned. you can either check it, mill it or leave it. >> a fire in a gas pipeline in the louisiana has been burning since tuesday. cruise are letting it burn out and it will probably last until sometime today. the fire began when a tugboat hit the gas line. there is an oily sheen on the water but the coast guard says that there does not seem to be a significantly. four people on the barge were injured. >>
control when freshman senator ted cruz of texas questioned veteran senator dianne feinstein's understanding of the constitution. >> i'm not a sixth grader. senator, i've been on this committee for 20 years. i was a mayor for nine years. i walked in, i saw people shot. it's fine you want to lecture me on the constitution. i appreciate it. do they need a bazooka? do they need other high-powered weapons that military people use to kill in close combat? i don't think so. so i come from a different place than you do. i respect your views. i ask you to respect my views. >> that heated exchange came in the middle of a debate over an assault weapons ban. in the end, the senate committee approved banning military-style assault weapons. that now heads to the full senate where it is not expected to pass. >>> closer to home, police are investigating who shot and killed a man near the richmond b.a.r.t. station during the rush hour commute this evening. the man was pronounced dead near the mcdonald's at the 19th street entrance to the station. no one else was injured and so far there have
. big money, senator feinstein will tell you big money on the other side misrepresenting the facts. we want evidence-based solutions that get the job done that are sustainable and our president said i'm going to give this my all. so we have great leadership on the issue and much of it is in this room today. thank you. (applause). >> thank you, everybody. if there's anything i got out of this, i have more belief about this. we have need to have a lot more people conversing about this issue. i know of no other way to make the changes that we need to do except to build more consensus across racial lines, across class lines, across religious lines, build the consensus and talk to more and more people. keep this in front of us. we cannot abandon our kids or our families out of fear. we have to do even more engagements to get results. thanks. (applause). >> very quickly for the ladies that wanted to get an assessment at your school, here is my card for you, we can get that done by friday and make sure the kids are safe. just to echo it, the congressman would say, machine guns are
secretary of state george scholtz, along with senator feinstein who started fleet week, we began to appreciate in addition to appreciating the men and women in uniform and the wonderful attributes of having fleet week and the blue angels and the parade of ships, we could also be working on something very important to this city. all across the world there are examples after example and i know the men and women and leadership of the uss macon know this after their tour of duty these past months, all over the world there are disasters and emergencies that we are responding to and that you have become the humanitarian assistance and the disaster relief that is absolutely needed. why not practice that here? and so two years ago we gathered with our own departments from the port of san francisco to our sheriff to our police and fire, led by our emergency management division, getting all of our departments from public works to our mta and others together to understand what our roles were and to begin something that i think other cities are beginning to understand are invaluable, creatin
is the officer ininvolved. live in santa clara county. >>> senator feinstein received news today about her gun bill. harry read said it will not include this information. he said there was not enough information to get it passed. >> diane has worked so hard on this. she understands going back to the day she found the mayor dead in his office how strong she feels about that. i understand that. right now, her amendment, using the optimistic numbers has less than 40 votes. >> they need 60 votes. the national gun debate also gripped the town where an school shooting took place. police in newtown say gun permits have jumped since the shooting there. the records manager says many have expressed concern that their gun rights will be taken away. >>> an 18-year-old convicted killer lashed out at the family. during the hearing the 18- year-old smirked while wearing a t-shirt with killer written on it. when he was asked to address the victim's statements he made a profane statement and gesture. >>> federal prosecutors pressed c
not enough support. but california senator dianne feinstein, who wrote the bill, says she's been promised a vote. and plans to introduce the assault weapons portion of the bill as an amendment. >> this is very important to me. i am not going to lay down and play dead. i think the american people has said every public poll that they support this type of legislation. it is aimed to protect children, schools and shopping malls. and it is aimed to dry up the supply of these over time".over time" >> catherine: while that part of the measure is in limbo. it's likely that the senate will vote on three other measures-- a ban on high capacity ammo clips. a call for universal background checks. and stiffer penalties for gun trafficking. new tonight, there is controversy with local cabdriver's with smart phone applications such as 'ride share'. >> one half the time we are empty because these cars are picking people up. they are not a licensed. there's no oversight and we cannot compete because we have to pay taxes and city fees. they can undercut us. >> catherine: with the new legislation that they
. but california senator dianne feinstein, who wrote the bill, says she's been promised a vote and plans to introduce the assault weapons portion of the bill as an amendment. >> this legislation should be supported. it is aimed to protect children. to protect schools. it is aimed to dry up the supply of weapons overtime. >> while that part of the measure is in limbo. it is likely the senate will vote on three other measures. a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips, a call for universal background checks, and stiffer penalties for gun trafficking. >> the pentagon is getting ready for the start of forced for day workweeks. furlough notices will began going out on friday. workers will be forced to take unpaid leave for 22 days or one day each week, from april 21st thru september 21st. that is equal to a 20% pay cut for five months. the furloughs will affect most of the defense department 800,000 civilian employes. if the unpaid days off are the result of the forced federal spending cuts. >> there is new research indicating that sugary drinks are indeed bad for you. it says that one in every
and he was killed. >>> senator dianne feinstein's assault weapons ban will likely be approved by a senate committee, expected to get through the democratic-led senate judiciary committee probably on a party line vote but will have a tough time before the full senate next month facing an 800-pound gorilla, the national rifle association. >>> a san francisco group of silicon valley investors is announcing biometric firearm locks, more than 20 venture capitalists formed the technology committee to reduce gun violence, joined today by parents of victims of the newtown school shooting for a ted hall event at the bill graham civic auditorium. >>> 5:46. a policy to ease overcrowding in state prisons may be responsible for a rising number of sex offenders violating their parole. the san francisco examiner reports the number of sex offenders who violated parole in california went up 15% since a realignment policy 17 months ago. in san francisco the number of sex offenders violators went up. a lot of them serve very little time because of overcrowding. >>> now we're hearing that keith olbermann and
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